Celene Ibrahim is a nationally recognized feminist theologian and scholar. Her contributions to increasing religious literacy have been featured on diverse forums including BBC Persian and the Religion Initiative of the Council on Foreign Relations. She is published in many premiere academic forums, and teaches Islamic Studies at Andover Newton Theological School and Hebrew College, where she is jointly appointed to the faculties of the seminary and rabbinical school and also co-directs the Center for Interreligious and Communal Leadership Education [CIRCLE], a nationally recognized program that trains religious leaders to be peacebuilders and catalysts for social change.
Ms. Ibrahim holds a bachelor’s degree with highest honors from Princeton University, a Master’s of Divinity from Harvard Divinity School, and master’s from Brandeis University in women’s and gender studies. She is the Muslim Chaplain at Tufts University. She has been recognized as a Harvard Presidential Scholar and a Fellow in Religion, Diplomacy and International Relations at Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, among other honors.